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Full text of "The Dynasts : Parts First And Second"

SCF.XC in                     PART FIRST
SEMICHORUS II
Could ye Aave seen fts early deeds Yc would not cry, as one who pleads For quarter, w/tcn a Europe bleeds /
SEMICHORUS I
Ere yt\ young Pities, had upgrown From out tJw deeps wftere mortals moan Against a ruling not their orim,
SKMICHORUS II
Ifc of /Ac Years beheld, and we, Creation $ prentice artistry Express in forms that now zinbe
SEMICHORUS I
Ten futile dreams front day to day ; Mangle its types, re-kncad the clay In sonic more palpitating way ;
SEMICHORUS II
Beheld the rarest ivrecked amain, Whole nigk»perfected species slain By those that scarce could boast a brain ;
SEMICHORUS I
Saw ravage, growth^ diminish, add, Here peoples sane, there peoples mad, In choice less throws of good and bad;
SEMICHORUS II
Heard laughters at tJze ruthless dooms Which tortured to the eternal glooms Quick, quivering Iiearts in hecatombs. 151